Show Details: September 2007

2007-09-01

NPR ID: 139
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Guest: Korva Coleman
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Roy Blount, Jr.
Description
Who's Korva This Time?, Bluff the Listener about taking advantage of the five senses, Not My Job about "The Price Is Right", Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Senator Larry Craig prove he is not gay?
Notes
Peter admitted on the 2007-09-22 show that Paula Poundstone actually had 5 correct answers during the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, rather than the 4 that Peter/Korva gave her credit for. Paula's score for this show reflects the incorrect score since it cannot be retroactively changed.

2007-09-08

NPR ID: 140
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: Mo Rocca
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about airline flying experience, Not My Job about the Ford Edsel, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next scientific bombshell to drop?

2007-09-15

NPR ID: 141
Location
Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Roy Blount, Jr.
Correct: Kyrie O'Connor
Description
Carl Kasell's Countdown, Bluff the Listener about ways the government has tried to reach out to its citizens, Not My Job about food products that have failed, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will Britney Spears revive her career?
Notes
After Kyrie guessed "a cat" in her last Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round question, Mo made several meowing sounds in response.

2007-09-22

NPR ID: 142
Location
Chase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about customer dis-service, Not My Job about the strangest science experiments, Who's Carl This Time? Round II, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next news story making a comeback from the 1990's?
Notes
Peter admitted that they had robbed Paula of 2 points in the 2007-09-01 show and will "right the wrong" on this show; Peter predicted at the beginning of the show that it will be a good day for Paula. Paula got enough questions correct in the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round without any "additional assistance".

2007-09-29

NPR ID: 143
Location
Palace Theatre (Manchester, NH)
Scorekeeper
Panelists
Guests
Bluff
Chosen: Tom Bodett
Correct: Tom Bodett
Description
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about putting limits on a good thing, Not My Job about movie producer Joel Silver, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad do next after his failed attempt as a stand-up comic?